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Twitter CEO Dick Costolo's Advice on Preserving Startup Culture

Startups are fast-moving and exciting, with a culture of getting stuff done. So it’s one of the biggest shocks for startup founders to see that …

Anywhere working: how remote working can change your business – live discussion

It seems you can't go a week these days without the latest gadget or smartphone app making the news headlines. From the newest social network to the latest innovations in cloud computing, the way we use technology has advanced and evolved so much over the past decade it has fundamentally impacted …

Associated Press News

OracleVoice: How 'Employee Experience' Is HR's Competitive Differentiator http://bit.ly/15SfpXd Much has been made about a major power shift in the marketplace–away from brands and the products they create and toward savvy social customers whose choices and opinions can have a dramatic impact on the bottom line. This shift to the power of the individual is also transforming the relationship between workers and employers.

Why Our View Of Work Impacts Company Culture

There is a social grooming that takes place on a generational level and a community level. We learn from parents, family members and other …

Daniel Pink on the future of work

Here is the slide deck from Dan Pink’s presentation to the HR Tech Europe conference. Take a look at the ‘autonomy test‘ he mentions in the deck.<p>Pink …

Fire Department Announces Diversity Recruitment Plan

The fire department is trying to recruit a more diverse workforce, after being criticized for a nearly all-white recruiting class.<p>The Anne Arundel …

Could This New Recruiting Tool Be a Bigger, Smarter LinkedIn?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>LinkedIn is an essential tool for recruiters, a network where individuals’ professional qualifications are emphasized and easily searchable. But according to Adeyemi Ajao, the co-founder of Identified, a big data and analytics company …

Employment

BAE ends shipbuilding in Portsmouth and axes 1800 jobs

BAE Systems is cutting almost 1,800 jobs as it calls an end to more than 500 years of shipbuilding in Portsmouth. The shipyard will close by the end of 2015, with heavy job losses there and in Scotland.<p>The end of shipbuilding in Portsmouth brings the curtain down on a centuries old industry in a …

Portsmouth anger as BAE cuts jobs and ends historic shipbuilding industry

Twenty-one-year-old Tom Rudd had only finished his apprenticeship with BAE at HM Naval Base Portsmouth on Monday, and had been looking forward to a bright, steady future at the dockyard.<p>On Wednesday he strode out of Unicorn Gate, turned and gave the V-sign to the place before heading off to drink …

Nigeria's lingering lecturers' strike

There are faltering talks between the Nigerian government and university lecturers to bring an end to a four-month-long strike.<p>The lecturers are demanding improvements in their wages and working conditions. This latest action has seen students unable to take exams and forced to stay at home.<p>Higher …

Associated Press News

What Recruiters Look At During The 6 Seconds They Spend On Your Resume

Although we may never know why we didn't get chosen for a job interview, a recent study is shedding some light on recruiters' decision-making behavior. According to TheLadders research, recruiters spend an average of "six seconds before they make the initial 'fit or no fit' decision" on …

Google Employees Confess The Worst Things About Working At Google

Well, take a look at this Quora thread, which is being used by current and former Google employees to dish the dirt on working for Big G.<p>We've edited some of the standout comments into this excerpt.<p><b>Everyone is awesome, so they can hire the very best people to do even the most mundane jobs.</b><p>"The …

Britain must stay in EU, says business lobby group

Britain's business lobby group will set out its "unequivocal" support for Britain staying in the European Union on Monday, claiming that membership brings each household some £3,000 a year.<p>The CBI said a poll of members around the country showed the vast majority wanted to remain part of the EU, …

David Cameron: Unite leveraging allegations 'shocking'

<b>The prime minister has described allegations that Unite union members targeted the homes of Grangemouth refinery managers as "quite shocking".</b><p>The row follows claims by an Ineos director that a "mob" was sent by Unite to his home to intimidate him during the recent dispute.<p>David Cameron called on …

University staff on strike over pay

<b>Lecturers and support staff at many UK universities are staging a walkout over pay.</b><p>Unions say there is "strong support for the action" and 149 institutions are affected.<p>But university employers say support for the strike is "not widespread" and disruption has been "minimal".<p>Rallies are planned for …

Teachers explain why they're on strike: 'We must stop using education as a political football'

Schools across the east of England, the East Midlands, West Midlands and Yorkshire and Humberside have been forced to shut after industrial action by two of England's biggest teaching unions, the National Union of Teachers (NUT) and the NASUWT.<p>The government has condemned the move, saying it is …

Thousands of schools affected as teachers strike over pay and conditions

Thousands of schools are expected to face disruption this Thursday as teachers stage a fresh wave of strikes amid conflict over pay, pensions and working conditions.<p>Pupils in the south-west, south-east and north-east of England, plus in Cumbria and London, will be affected as members of two of …

Teachers do not take the decision to strike lightly

The derision with which teachers are treated in much of the rightwing press creates the impression that it is our fault it's all gone to pot. Politicians believe the remedy is to throw more policies at the "problem". Meanwhile, teachers themselves are silenced in the cacophony of …

Pay, pensions and longer working days are forcing us to strike, say teachers

Anne-Marie Wortley, primary school teacher in Oxford<p>It's not really the pensions issue that worries me, it's the changes to our working hours. We're already working all hours under the sun. Me and my colleagues are often in school until 7 or 7.30pm – as well as being in early – and then people take …

Teachers' strike: unions claim success as hundreds of schools close

Teaching unions have claimed significant success from the latest in a series of one-day strikes over pay, pension and working conditions, with many hundreds of schools completely or partly closed across London and the south-east as well as the north-east and south-west of England.<p>However, the …

Employers ruling out school leavers and long-term jobless, CIPD warns

Jobseekers face a "battleground" for work with 45 applicants now chasing every low-skilled job, according to a report on Monday that warns a government clampdown on benefit claimants could push that number even higher.<p>School leavers and the long-term unemployed are the hardest hit by the jobs scrum …

Experience Assessment -- Toby Lott, Chartered FCIPD

CIPD The Professional Body for Human Resources and People Development

The professional body for HR and people development<p>Experts on the world of work and career partner to more than 145,000 members around the world<p>CIPD …

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